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Spoon

Museum number:
1-259278
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Accession number:
Acc.4671
Object count:
1
Count note:
1
Description:
Spoon, final stage in elk antler spoon production; handle carved with row of triangles on one side.
Donor:
Frank G. Gist Jr.
Collection place:
Sacramento, Sacramento County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
United States, California, Sacramento.
Culture or time period:
Yurok
Maker or artist:
Frank G. Gist Jr.
Collector:
Ira Jacknis
Collection date:
4-15-1995
Materials:
Antler (material)
Taxon:
Cervus canadensis
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Production date:
March 1995
Accession date:
May 10, 1995
Context of use:
Used for eating acorn mush.
Department:
Native California (archaeology and ethnology)
Dimensions:
length 18 centimeters and width 4 centimeters
Comment:
Made on commission from the museum at the request of Ira Jacknis, Associate Museum Anthropologist, in anticipation of exhibition and publication. Completion of Acc. 4670, finished spoon in spoon production sequence.
Loans:
S1994-1995 #4: unknown borrower (1994–December 19, 1996), S1995-1996 #3: Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology (July 16, 1995–July 16, 1995), and S1996-1997 #3: Great Valley Museum of Natural History (September 4, 1996–December 17, 1996)
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